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Can the new Zimbabwean dollar relieve a chronic cash crunch?

On Tuesday, the long-awaited, next-generation Zimbabwean dollar finally hit the streets.

Can the new Zimbabwean dollar relieve a chronic cash crunch?

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'Where's the money?': Zimbabwe's new banknotes fail to arrive

Banks say there is no communication from central bank on fresh tender intended to ease cash crunch and combat inflation.

'Where's the money?': Zimbabwe's new banknotes fail to arrive

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Burned by last crisis, Zimbabweans seek to shelter savings

Hyperinflation wiped out pensions a decade ago, but this time around, savers and fund managers are getting savvier.

Burned by last crisis, Zimbabweans seek to shelter savings

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West African CFA-Franc nations plan to move reserves from France

Regional central bank to manage the reserves and distribute them to partners around the world, says Benin's president.

West African CFA-Franc nations plan to move reserves from France

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Zimbabwe's government workers want wages pegged to US dollars

Unions say salaries tied to United States currency is the way to cushion public-sector employees against hyperinflation.

Zimbabwe's government workers want wages pegged to US dollars

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Zimbabwe is getting another 'new' currency

The new currency will have denominations with a maximum value of $0.25, says Zimbabwe's central bank chief.

 Zimbabwe is getting another 'new' currency

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Egypt's annual inflation eases to lowest in almost seven years

Egypt has one of the world's highest real interest rates, making its debt attractive for investors chasing yields.

Egypt's annual inflation eases to lowest in almost seven years

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Argentines escape economic pain with film about past crisis

As Argentina's economy buckles, people flock to see Heroic Losers - a film set during the 2001 financial meltdown.

Argentines escape economic pain with film about past crisis

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As economic crisis deepens, Zimbabwe's president pleads patience

Zimbabweans are grappling with acute shortages of fuel and electricity as well as soaring prices.

As economic crisis deepens, Zimbabwe's president pleads patience

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Turkey sees slower inflation, surging economy under new targets

Outlook suggests Turkey looking to replicate growth levels last seen before last year's currency crash.

Turkey sees slower inflation, surging economy under new targets

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Zimbabwe's currency is collapsing

The Zimdollar started melting down two weeks ago, and it's getting worse.

Zimbabwe's currency is collapsing

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Venezuelans in Argentina: From one economic crisis to another

Some Venezuelans in Argentina make a living by taking advantage of a hi-tech, low-skill, but insecure employment niche.

Venezuelans in Argentina: From one economic crisis to another

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Egypt's lowest inflation in 6 years opens door for more rate cuts

Egypt remains attractive to foreign investors seeking ample returns from pumping money into short-term debt.

Egypt's lowest inflation in 6 years opens door for more rate cuts

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To shore up peso, Argentina breaks IMF rule

Argentina's IMF deal sets a $250m daily limit on foreign-reserve sales, but on Tuesday, the central bank sold $320m.

To shore up peso, Argentina breaks IMF rule

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Food prices soar in Argentina as peso devalues

The cost in pesos of imported produce such as bananas recently spiked because importers typically pay in dollars.

Food prices soar in Argentina as peso devalues